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New leadership takes over the Ash Grove School District It can be a challenge for anyone making any career move.  But, Dr. Kyle Collins has some extra work on his hands as he begins his new job in Ash Grove, a district that’s been embroiled din controversy for months. “I can only be who Kyle Collins is and try to do the best job that I can based on my training and my experience,” Collins stated.  Collins ...

KY3's Interactive Radar Track Thursday's stormy weather in the Ozarks Thursday has the potential for severe weather in the Ozarks.  Stay ahead of the storms with KY3's Interactive Radar. ...

SLIDESHOW: Hour-by-hour look at severe weather chances for the Ozarks Thursday KY3's Futurecast RADAR shows us where to expect the worst severe weather throughout Thursday. ...

Pictures: Kansas City wins wild A.L. Wild Card thriller The Kansas City Royals won the franchise's first postseason game since the 1985 World Series Championship.  The Royals defeated the Oakland A's 9-8 in 12 innings. ...

Missouri lawmakers question troopers' training for duties on water State representatives are concerned about whether troopers patrolling Missouri's waterways were properly trained following a merger of the Highway Patrol and Water Patrol in 2011. During a hearing at the Capitol on Wednesday, lawmakers questioned Missouri State Highway Patrol officials on how much training troopers receive before heading onto the water. The review comes after the death of a 20-year-old college student from Iowa who drowned ...

Extra innings boost audience for AL wild-card game ATLANTA (AP) — Extra innings boosted viewership for the American League wild-card game. The Kansas City Royals' comeback 9-8 win in 12 innings over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday averaged more than 5.2 million viewers on TBS. The network said Wednesday that's up 14 percent from the nearly 4.6 million for last year's NL game between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh to open the postseason, a 6-2 Pirates ...

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China visit shows strains with US over Hong Kong
Secretary of State John Kerry listens as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks to reporters before their meeting at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — A visit by China's top diplomat, intended to show growing U.S.-China cooperation, instead highlighted political differences between the two world powers as Washington spoke out about democracy protests gripping Hong Kong.

U.S. relief group sending key supplies to Liberia to fight Ebola
By Colleen Jenkins CHARLOTTE N.C. (Reuters) - With the number of Ebola cases in West Africa expected to rise by the thousands, a Christian relief organization in North Carolina is gearing up for a new community and home-based care effort aimed at stopping the spread of the deadly virus. Samaritan's Purse leaders said the 100 tons of equipment and supplies loaded onto a cargo jet due to fly from Charlotte to Liberia on Wednesday was just a fraction of what is needed to combat the disease that has now killed more than 3,000 people. ...

UK must restore aid for Sierra Leone and Liberia-report
By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain must restore planned cuts in its aid budget for Sierra Leone and Liberia in light of the Ebola crisis sweeping through West Africa, a parliamentary committee said on Thursday. The Department for International Development's (DFID) bilateral budget for the two Ebola-stricken countries will drop by nearly a fifth from 2013-14 to 2015-16, a cut of 14.5 million pounds ($23.5 million), the International Development Committee said. ...

Wambach, players file lawsuit over World Cup turf
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014, file photo United States' forward Abby Wambach (20) walks off the field following an international friendly game with Mexico, in Sandy, Utah. A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf. The players, led by U.S. women's national team forward Abby Wambach, filed Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in the human rights tribunal of Ontario next week, attorney Hampton Dellinger said. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)Dissatisfied with the response of soccer's governing body, American soccer star Abby Wambach and a group of elite national players made good on their promise to bring legal action over plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.

Liberia, U.S. say Texas Ebola patient showed no symptoms before flying
General view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in DallasBy David Lewis and James Harding Giahyue DAKAR/MONROVIA (Reuters) - The man being treated for Ebola in Texas showed no signs of fever or symptoms of the virus when he left Liberia for the United States via Brussels on Sept. 19, Liberian and U.S. authorities said on Wednesday. The case is the first to be diagnosed outside West Africa during the current outbreak, raising the prospect that the worst epidemic of the deadly hemorrhagic fever on record could spread to nations beyond the region. ...